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Nymans : The Story of a Sussex Garden

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Nymans forms one of a group of gardens in the Sussex Weald which were created before the First World War and are still beautiful today, their owners sharing a passion for new material brought back from all over the world by intrepid plant hunters. Ludwig Messel bought Nymans in 1890 and, with his head gardener, James Comber, began extensive planting of exotics, determined to prove that many supposedly tender plants could grow outdoors in Sussex. After 1915, his son, Leonard, carried on planting and raising new hybrids. In 1954 the garden was bequeathed to the National Trust. This historic garden is undoubtedly one of our national treasures and this book pays tribute to its history and beauty.show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 160 x 240 x 10mm | 450g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752455958
  • 9780752455952
  • 1,032,604

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